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Jovanovski wins WTA's Baku Cup

July 28, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 28 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski won her first WTA title Saturday with a straight-set victory over Julia Cohen in the Baku Cup tournament in Azerbaijan.

Jovanovski, just 20 but in her fifth season as a professional, piled up five service breaks in a 6-3, 6-1 win over Julia Cohen. Both Jovanovski and Cohen were appearing in their first WTA final.

Jovanovski had Cohen on the defensive much of the day. She forced 17 break-point situations on Cohen, cashing in two in the first set and three in the second. She also had a solid serving game, winning two-thirds of the points on serve.

Jovanovski was awarded $37,000 for Saturday's win while Cohen took home $19,000.

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